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PostSubject: cleaning filter?   cleaning filter? Icon_minitimeMon Feb 18, 2008 10:24 pm

is it true that when you clean the filter media you have to clean it in the water from the tank????
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PostSubject: Re: cleaning filter?   cleaning filter? Icon_minitimeMon Feb 18, 2008 10:48 pm

You have to either clean it in water from the tank (not water IN the tank,) or dechlorinated water. The chlorine will kill off the good bacteria that appears during the cycle.

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PostSubject: Re: cleaning filter?   cleaning filter? Icon_minitimeMon Feb 18, 2008 11:12 pm

yea, what i'v been doin is when i do a water change and clean the filter at the same time i keep hold of some and clean the filter media in that.

i'm doin ok then.
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PostSubject: Re: cleaning filter?   cleaning filter? Icon_minitimeMon Feb 18, 2008 11:18 pm

Yup, that's what your supposed to do.

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PostSubject: Re: cleaning filter?   cleaning filter? Icon_minitimeMon Feb 18, 2008 11:38 pm

well i just wanted to be sure, dont want anything happening to my little buddies
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